Bill Text: NY A07378 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Provides that municipal housing authorities in cities having a population of one million or more shall be subject to the review and regulation of the authorities budget office.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-29 - referred to corporations, authorities and commissions [A07378 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A07378-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     April 29, 2019
        Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN, DINOWITZ, SEAWRIGHT, D'URSO, MONTESANO --
          Multi-Sponsored  by  -- M. of A. COOK -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
        AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to making munic-
          ipal housing authorities subject to the review and regulation  of  the
          authorities  budget  office; and to repeal section 7 of chapter 913 of
          the laws of 1957 amending the public housing law relating to  incorpo-
          rating  certain  provisions  of  the  public  authorities law therein,
          relating to exempting municipal housing authorities  from  the  public
          authorities law
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 2 of the public  authorities  law,
     2  as  amended  by  chapter  257 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as
     3  follows:
     4    2. "local authority" shall mean (a) a public authority or public bene-
     5  fit corporation created by or existing under this chapter or  any  other
     6  law of the state of New York whose members do not hold a civil office of
     7  the  state,  are  not  appointed by the governor or are appointed by the
     8  governor specifically upon the recommendation of the local government or
     9  governments; (b) a not-for-profit corporation affiliated with, sponsored
    10  by, or created by a county, city, town  or  village  government;  (c)  a
    11  local industrial developmental agency or authority or other local public
    12  benefit  corporation; (d) an affiliate of such local authority; [or] (e)
    13  a land bank corporation created pursuant to article sixteen of the  not-
    14  for-profit  corporation  law;  or  (f)  any  municipal housing authority
    15  located within a city having a population of one million or more.
    16    § 2. Section 7 of chapter 913 of the laws of 1957 amending the  public
    17  housing  law  relating to incorporating certain provisions of the public
    18  authorities law therein is REPEALED.
    19    § 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
    20  it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.